Drilled recumbent bovid amulet seal

Period: Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date: ca. 3500–2900 B.C.
Geography: Iran or Mesopotamia
Medium: Onyx marble, green-gray
Dimensions: Seal Face: 20.03 x 3.2 cm. Bovid: 2.2 x 3.3 cm Height: 1.6 cm String Hole: 0.2-0.3 cm
Classification: Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line: Purchase, 1886
Accession Number: 86.11.254

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